Bike Carmageddon: The Westside Ride

September 7, 2012
Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 8:30am

Photo: Tess LottaCarmageddon II is coming. Freeway closure isn’t a catastrophe, but a great opportunity to stay local and explore your neighborhood by bike! Leave the car at home, and join Walk ‘n Rollers and our LACBC Westide local chapters (Culver City Bicycle Coalition, Santa Monica Spoke, Better Bike Beverly Hills, and West Hollywood Bicycle Coalition) for a series of family-friendly rides during Carmageddon II! This ride is generously supported by Metro’s Bike Program whose mission is to make bicycling more viable in L.A. County.

We’ll have a 22 main loop and smaller, 8-11 mile rides throughout the Westside. The main loop starts at Culver City and visits the Marina, Venice, Santa Monica and Westwood. Each ride will be led by trained instructors and ride marshals with plenty of stops along the way through bike friendly neighborhoods. Join us for the main route or meet us a long the way at any of the local starting points (see below for start locations and times) This is a great way to experience your community!

Bike Carmageddon: The Westside Ride

When: Saturday, September 29; Kick-off at 8:30 AM

Where: The Westside - Ride begins at Metro's Culver City Expo Line Station, but you can pick another loop destination to start.

Ride starts at Metro’s Culver City Expo Station. Kick off party starts at 8:30 AM. Ride begins at 9:00 AM. Helmets are required for riders under 18.

Ride Routes (subject to change)

Tour of the Westside (22 miles)
Start at Culver City Expo Station (Venice/Robertson); 9:00

Culver City (8 miles)
Start at Ballona Creek at McConnell; 9:45

Marina/Venice (8.14 miles)
Washington/Pacific; 10:30

Santa Monica (8 miles)
Santa Monica Bike Center,  Colorado at 2nd, 11:15

Westwood to Santa Monica (11 miles)
Bad News Bears Little League Field, Sepulveda at Ohio; 12 noon

Westwood to Culver City (10.76 miles)
Bad News Bears Little League Field, Sepulveda at Ohio; 12 noon

Metro’s Bike Program supports bike rides in its mission to help make bicycling more viable in L.A. County.


Our friends at CICLE will be leading a Valley Ride the following day, on Sunday, September 30th. More details on the Valley Ride here.